Mark C. Hargan has over 37 years experience representing Contractors, Subcontractors,  Suppliers and Sureties in large and small matters relating to Public and Private construction projects.  Mr. Hargan regularly represents construction clients in State and Federal Court, Arbitrations, Mediations and Settlement Negotiations.  Areas of Practice include:
  • Mechanic's Liens, Stop Notices
  • Foreclosure on Mechanic's Lien & Enforcement of Stop Notice Suits
  • Payment Bond Claims, Construction Lender Stop Notice Claims
  • Contract Disputes,  Extra Work, Differing Site Conditions 
  • Delay,  Disruption/Impact Claims 
  • Bid Protests 
  • Surety Law
  • Insurance Coverage & Tender of Defense 

Construction Law

Mark C. Hargan has obtained excellent results for construction clients in both public and private construction disputes where the clients have received judgments for 100% of principal, interest, costs and attorneys fees. Some examples include:

Prime Contractor v. Los Angeles County Sanitation District
Sewer project – claim for extra compensation due to changed conditions.   Judgment - $648,324.15

Subcontractor v. The Lakes Joint Venture (Owner & G.C.)
770 Unit apartment complex, Santa Ana, California, [sewer storm drain and water] - contract and extra work
Judgment - $478,000.00

Subcontractor v. The Santa Monica Beach Hotel (Owner & G.C.)
Foreclosure on Mechanic's Lien
Framing contractor – claim for contact and time and materials work
Judgment - $480,334.13

Surety Payment Bond Claims
Defend Major Contractor on over 40 Payment Bond and Stop Notice

Public Works Bid Protest Awards: 
City of Carlsbad:  Sewer Project:  $15,630,000.00
San Bernardino Water District:  Storm Drain Project:  $22,500,000.00
Port of Long Beach:  Rehabilitation Project:  $4,688,404.00

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